Learning about poisons in the home

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center makes learning about poisons entertaining with the new interactive, animated feature "Make Your Pet's Home Poison Safe" on their website.  Visit www.aspca.org click on "Animal Poison Control Center" on the left side of the screen, and then click on Cooper the dog on the right. 

Visitors to the site can move their mouse around four different rooms in the house to locate hazards.  You can also read about the hazards and learn how to eliminate them.  This a great site to learn how to keep your home safe for your pet! 

In case you are in need of immediate assistance because you are your pet ingested something that you are concerned could be poisonous, call your veterinarian immediately.  If your vet's office is closed, you can contact an emergency clinic, or  the Animal Poison Hotline at 1-888-232-8870.  Have your credit card ready, there is a charge for the hotline.